Nestled in the heart of Kwara State, The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu stands as a beacon of quality and affordable higher education for young Nigerians. This esteemed private polytechnic plays a pivotal role in complementing the government’s efforts to cultivate a brighter and more skilled youth generation for the state and the nation.
Functioning as a technical and vocational education and training institution, The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu fulfills a crucial role in the development of tertiary education. It equips students with skills and knowledge that are not only relevant to the labor market but also vital for their progress in life.
At the core of its mission, The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, the resolution of complex issues, and the empowerment of citizens and communities.
The institution’s objectives are diverse, spanning the development and delivery of training in fields like Engineering Technology, Business, and related studies. From the foundational Ordinary National Diploma (OND) level to the pinnacle of Higher National Diploma (HND) qualifications, The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu is committed to preparing students for professional registration in their chosen fields and beyond.
The institution’s temporary campus is strategically located off the Asa Dam/Osere Road Junction in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Meanwhile, the sprawling permanent site, covering 58.3 hectares of land, is positioned between Igbo-Owu, Idofian, and Igbaja Road in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria. This expansive land parcel is meticulously designed to accommodate the approved master plan of the institution, aligning with the standards set by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).
The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu is duly incorporated as a limited liability company under the COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT 1990, bearing the distinguished corporate name, THE POLYTECHNIC IGBO-OWU LTD.
Since its inception in 2014, The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu has been at the forefront of private polytechnic education in Ilorin, Kwara State. The polytechnic’s journey commenced at its initial campus in Osere/Asa-Dam, which continues to serve as its temporary campus.
As the very first private polytechnic in Kwara State and securing its place as the 42nd approved private polytechnic in Nigeria, The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu aspires to ascend to the pinnacle of recognition as the best polytechnic in the entire country.
Furthermore, accessibility to education is a cornerstone of The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu’s philosophy. The institution takes pride in being highly affordable for students, offering tuition fees that are notably lower in comparison to similar educational institutions. Moreover, it champions the cause of indigent students by providing flexible and installment payment options, ensuring that education is within reach for all who seek it.